ABOUT art pharmacy consulting DIRECTOR: EMILYA COLLIVER
Emilya Colliver is the founder and director of Art Pharmacy Consulting.
An influential member of Australia’s creative community, she has been heavily involved in the art world for over 18 years. In everything she does - from strategic placemaking to grassroots projects - Emilya is driven by her passion for supporting Australian art and creative practitioners.
Before launching Art Pharmacy Consulting, Emilya studied Art History in London, where she worked for some of the top art institutions in the world - including Lisson Gallery, Hauser & Wirth, The British Museum, Eskenazi - as well as managing the collection of James Birch Esq.
Emilya’s projects have included creating and managing activations for Fringe Festival (2014), launching The Other Art Fair in Australia (2015), speaking at the Global Cities After Dark Conference (2017), acting as a long term MCA Young Ambassadors Committee Member (2013-present), co-founding the Place Academy collaboration (2018) and being appointed to the City of Sydney’s Nightlife and Creative Sector Advisory Panel (2018) as well as the Randwick City Council Night-Time Economy Advisory Committee (2018).
THE ART PHARMACY CONSULTING TEAM
Lily Keenan is a professional artist, writer and creative facilitator with broad experience implementing art projects in Australia and overseas.
Lily has shaped her career around the belief that art can transcend cultural and language barriers to be a driver for positive change. She has collaborated on multiple art projects for indigenous initiatives, refugee centres, and homeless communities.
Her career as a practicing artist and professional background in media and marketing allows her to combine creativity with strategic communications to develop purposeful and innovative projects.
EDITOR & MEDIA LIAISON
A marketing, writing, social media and editing professional, Kate Bettes works across digital mediums with skill. With experience across editorial and communications, Kate uses her creativity, interpersonal skills and thoughtful commentary to reach new audiences.
Kate cross promotes Art Pharmacy Consulting’s sister businesses - as well as other creative businesses, key influencers and individuals - in order to strengthen our professional networks.
Kate’s portfolio includes collecting, curating and editing over thirty short stories for The Art of Ageing Project (Family and Community Services, 2018), as well as writing for publications as Sydney Morning Herald, The Sun Herald, SBS Online, Escape Travel (News Corp) and Junkee Media.
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS MANAGER & ASSISTANT TO EMILYA COLLIVER
A highly-accomplished operations manager, Hannah Molyneux has a proven track record in successful project management. With experience across operations management, event coordination, strategic marketing operations, and the creation and maintenance of processes, she achieves the smooth running of projects.
Additionally, Hannah oversees documentation of projects; including site inductions, all tenets of OHS, as well as quality assurance; vital proponents of any large project.
A high-level communicator, Hannah is experienced in technical copywriting, strategic marketing operations experience, digital and print production and verbal and online communication.
With a background in digital and retail product development and content strategy, Meg uses her high energy to think up new and creative ways of maximising content across various platforms.
Meg is a hybrid of creative and organisational freak. She loves exploring new and interesting ways of approaching tasks and challenges, but ensures it’s all well documented within an excel spreadsheet.
Meg works on the strategy, branding and direction of content across Art Pharmacy and Art Pharmacy Consulting. She strongly believes in supporting local artists and businesses and truely loves the impact Art Pharmacy has in this space.